LEADING OFF: Sanchez starts again for Jays, Tillman for O's
A look at what's happening all around the majors Saturday:
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Toronto righty Aaron Sanchez makes his first start in a week, pitching at Cleveland. Sanchez (12-2, 2.84 ERA) was an All-Star this summer, but the AL East-leading Blue Jays are trying to limit his innings in a season they hope will last well into October.
Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien had an RBI single Friday night while playing in his 124th consecutive game. But that streak may soon end.
''His wife is going to have something to say about that,'' Oakland manager Bob Melvin said.
Semien's wife is due Saturday.
Chris Tillman (15-4, 3.46) gets the call for Baltimore after having his start Wednesday pushed back because of a sore right shoulder. He faces the Astros at Camden Yards.
White Sox ace Chris Sale (14-6, 3.30 ERA) seeks his first win since July 2 when he faces the visiting A's. The lefty is 0-4 in his past six outings, and has allowed eight earned runs and 15 hits in his last two starts.
Pirates righty Chad Kuhl (3-0, 3.73) makes his seventh career start, taking on the visiting Marlins. Pittsburgh is 6-0 in games the rookie has pitched.
Reds slugger Adam Duvall has missed four straight starts after fouling a ball off his left instep. The All-Star outfielder has hit 27 home runs in his first full season in the majors.